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iPhone 12 mini, max, pro starting soon! (5am pt or 8am ET)!

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  • Sep 17th, 2021 7:32 am

Poll: Which one are you buying ?

  • Total votes: 153. You have voted on this poll.
iPhone 12 mini
 
33
22%
iPhone 12
 
27
18%
iPhone 12 Pro
 
42
27%
iPhone 12 Max
 
51
33%
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iPhone 12 mini, max, pro starting soon! (5am pt or 8am ET)!

Finally a new phone with a new look!

I’m still using my 8+. Waited for several years.......
You can still go to the website and set up your accounts/payments. Use your credit card to take advantage of the extra warranty and cellphone insurance for 90 days.

Cibc has it. U lost ur phone within 90 days = u pay a deductible and get a new one.



This is going to be like iPhone 4 sale!
Covid19 = demands > supplies.

AND ITS 5G! Finally, we can experience the faster speed.
Maybe we will use Huawei 5G network since our government hasn’t say anything yet. If so, our plans would be a lot cheaper.
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I think you can also preorder from the carrier website as well.
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Won't be anything like the iPhone 4. It's 2020, not 2010, regardless of a pandemic or not. The last time the iPhone was scarce in stock, Steve Jobs was still alive and in charge.

Also, the Canadian iPhones won't be getting the 5G version.

So why exactly is this in the hot deals again?
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Thatdealguy wrote: Finally a new phone with a new look!

I’m still using my 8+. Waited for several years.......
You can still go to the website and set up your accounts/payments. Use your credit card to take advantage of the extra warranty and cellphone insurance for 90 days.

Cibc has it. U lost ur phone within 90 days = u pay a deductible and get a new one.



This is going to be like iPhone 4 sale!
Covid19 = demands > supplies.

AND ITS 5G! Finally, we can experience the faster speed.
Maybe we will use Huawei 5G network since our government hasn’t say anything yet. If so, our plans would be a lot cheaper.
You're missing the fifth option, which is None of the above. This poll is incomplete.
Last edited by DealDemon on Oct 16th, 2020 7:49 am, edited 2 times in total.
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OVOSound wrote: So why exactly is this in the hot deals again?
If only apple would have bundled it up with some free airpods to make this a decent deal but ya, not really a hot deal considering theres going to be enough stock
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OVOSound wrote: Won't be anything like the iPhone 4. It's 2020, not 2010, regardless of a pandemic or not. The last time the iPhone was scarce in stock, Steve Jobs was still alive and in charge.

Also, the Canadian iPhones won't be getting the 5G version.

So why exactly is this in the hot deals again?
What?!? We don’t have 5g iPhones ?!?........... I thought it was the same. Damn it. Is it better to buy it in USA then?
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Huawei 5g will be cheaper? Yeah right. Our telecoms will profit on all the savings.
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Did they announce iPhones in China yet ? Do they still have the dual sim feature and 5g?
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There only so much of 2020 I can take
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quazy wrote: Huawei 5g will be cheaper? Yeah right. Our telecoms will profit on all the savings.

Sorry forgot we got 3 big mafia bosses and the government sided with them recently.
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Thatdealguy wrote: What?!? We don’t have 5g iPhones ?!?........... I thought it was the same. Damn it. Is it better to buy it in USA then?
I might be wrong on this, but from what i understood Mmwave isn't compatible in Canada yet, even if you have 5G in your area
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Thatdealguy wrote: What?!? We don’t have 5g iPhones ?!?........... I thought it was the same. Damn it. Is it better to buy it in USA then?
https://mobilesyrup.com/2020/10/15/cana ... g-antenna/

Even if you get the 5G version from the US, there's no carrier in Canada that even has it right now. It won't be available to its fullest potential for at least another 24 months most likely. Rogers 5G isn't the same or true 5G that the US has. Like the article above states, you'll only get a 10 percent difference which is extremely minor.

Most people are waiting for the iPhone 13 which is when they will actually have valid reasons to upgrade. This is more like an iPhone 11S (without the S moniker of course).
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moviegab wrote: I might be wrong on this, but from what i understood Mmwave isn't compatible in Canada yet, even if you have 5G in your area
From Telus and Rogers website = 5g bands
N1,n2, n3,n77,n78.........

I thought they support the 5g networks here.
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The mini and max aren't even available for pre-order yet.
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The mini and pro max aren’t even going up for pre order until next month. At least do some research if you’re going to post a non-deal
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OVOSound wrote: Won't be anything like the iPhone 4. It's 2020, not 2010, regardless of a pandemic or not. The last time the iPhone was scarce in stock, Steve Jobs was still alive and in charge.

Also, the Canadian iPhones won't be getting the 5G version.

So why exactly is this in the hot deals again?
Thatdealguy wrote: What?!? We don’t have 5g iPhones ?!?........... I thought it was the same. Damn it. Is it better to buy it in USA then?
moviegab wrote: I might be wrong on this, but from what i understood Mmwave isn't compatible in Canada yet, even if you have 5G in your area
OVOSound wrote: https://mobilesyrup.com/2020/10/15/cana ... g-antenna/

Even if you get the 5G version from the US, there's no carrier in Canada that even has it right now. It won't be available to its fullest potential for at least another 24 months most likely. Rogers 5G isn't the same or true 5G that the US has. Like the article above states, you'll only get a 10 percent difference which is extremely minor.

Most people are waiting for the iPhone 13 which is when they will actually have valid reasons to upgrade. This is more like an iPhone 11S (without the S moniker of course).
While true Canada isn’t getting the mmwave component, it is false to say the Canadian iPhone doesn’t support 5G. It supports certain types of 5G, but not mmwave 5G.
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Anyone see the page? Nothing on PC.

Maybe open on apple store app.
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1. Not really a new look, but actually an old look - going back to the iPhone 5 style
2. Yes we have 5G but its not true 5G MMWAVE - but it will still use our non-5G, 5G networks
3. So effin expensive

If I end up getting it, I'll buy mine from the states.
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Jumped in solely to downvote.

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